AG Merrick Garland says DOJ Filed to Unseal Trump Mar-a-Lago Warrant and Receipt

Garland added that some of the department's work must happen outside of public view.

Following the FBI search of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate this week, Attorney General Merrick Garland addressed the action taken. Garland said he “personally approved the decision to seek a search warrant in this matter” and pointed out that the search was confirmed by trump that evening after copies of the warrant and the warrant receipt were provided to the former president’s lawyers. In his statements, Garland added that some of the department’s work must happen outside of public view. Last night Trump took to his Truth social platform, saying he would “not oppose the release of documents,” adding, “I am going a step further by encouraging the immediate release of those documents.” hH has until 3:00 pm today to officially signal whether he will contest the release.